grooves of crystal/twisting, twisting/dip it in the ink/dark and soulless/drag it against the paper/watch it smear/rake it against flesh/crimson calligraphy on living canvas/how many stories are written in blood/never enough/never/artists knows what to sacrifice/its part of the trade/a deal with the devil/maybe my blood will make me beautiful/a crown of bleeding lace/if suffering is an empire/well/aren't we all monarchs/
/glistening body/warping, warping/fingers its sides/spiraling, spiraling/spiraling all the way down/is that us/a shimmering universe/encased in glass/strong/hard to break/thats what the etsy seller said/still/if i threw it against the wall/it would break into a thousand glinting shards/hahaha/it wouldn't recover from that, would it/but how many broken hearts can humans endure/and what does that make us/
/they say the pen is mightier than the sword/but i've found something stronger than the pen./
/haha./i don't think that's what they meant./
vaguely inspired by chrysanthemums&ink's (wow that was a nightmare to spell) fountain pen 101 glass dip pens are cool haha. ignore my stupid laughter at random intervals here, it was a mind dump, and i have an unhealthy amount of stupid laughter in my brain. hmm. perhaps i should look into that.